If you haven’t noticed, I make a lot of soup. Soup is usually easy, quick , comforting and delicious. There are two things that are a must have in soup if you intend on feeding your family at dinner time. Meat and Pasta of course! Without them a soup is more of an appetizer than a family meal. My family can eat, so I have to be able to fill them up or I’m in trouble.
Feeding the Fam on a budget
I couldn’t get out too often when my boys were small so coming up with dinner for all of us gave me something to think about. Feeding the Fam on a budget was a challenge.
Stuffed Pepper Stir Fry
I love stuffed peppers, but it is a big job. I usually like to roast the peppers a little before I even stuff them so they are soft, otherwise my family only eats what’s in the pepper. So, all that work for them to pick around the actual pepper. Hence, the Stuffed Pepper Stir Fry! It is much easier than the traditional stuffed peppers. It is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.
Sausage and Peppers
This is one of those meals that I make if I need to feed a lot of hungry people. You can make it all ahead and then just heat and serve. It’s filling and delicious.
If you are looking to keep it light for the new year, use chicken sausages and no bread. You can even add mushrooms to get more veggies in.
Baked Ziti with Sausage
This is a perfect baked dish for the holidays. I would make this ahead of time and do nothing in my PJ’s on Christmas. Sounds like a perfect Christmas Day to me…
Mini Tortellini, Sausage and Spinach
I found these little bitty mini pesto filled tortellini at Trader Joe’s. They do not have to be refrigerated since they are not filled with cheese. So, they’ve been hanging out in my pantry waiting to be used. After writing up the spinach tortellini soup recipe, I have been on a tortellini kick! I think I have to stop eating tortellini…
Slow Cooker Blizzard Soup
This is my sister Jen’s Blizzard Soup in the slow cooker version! It is easy, filling, and delicious! It is on the top list of my families favorite soup/meal.
Perfect Pork Tenderloin
It took me a while to get the pork tenderloin right. Like almost everything else, I had to keep it simple.
I can make these every day for a year and they still won’t be as perfect as my mom’s. Not sure what she does to them. But this is her recipe and they are amazing! Sunday dinner usually has these on the menu.
Orecchiette with Sausage, Mushrooms, and Tomatoes
This pasta dish is too good to be true. It’s my kind of pasta dish because of the veggies. My family enjoys it because of the sausage!